Karnataka High Court

  • Wife rejects husband's health certificates, HC approves divorce 15-11-2013 01:26 PM

    Bangalore: In a very interesting order, the Karnataka High Court has allowed a couple to divorce after the wife refused to accept her husband's medical fitness certificates. The wife had asked her husband to prove that he was not suffering from HIV, diabetes, heart diseases etc for the consummation of...
  • Spend 2 days together: Karnataka HC to divorce seeking couple 07-11-2013 01:28 PM

    Bangalore: In a very interesting order, the Karnataka High Court ordered a divorce seeking couple to spend couple days together in a hotel in Bangalore. A divisional bench comprising Justices KL Manjunath and AV Chandrashekhar felt that communication gap between the two was leading to divorce and it could be...
  • Bangalore: 313 BDA sites alloted under CM's quota to be cancelled 26-10-2013 01:18 PM

    Bangalore: In a huge setback to the beneficiaries of the Chief Minister's discretionary quota for residential sites/plots in Bangalore, the Justice B Padmaraj Commission has asked the state government to cancel the allotments. A total of 313 sites/plots were allotted to various people under the Chief Minister's quota (also known...
  • Kingfisher's annual general meet today, employees threaten hunger strike over salary dues 24-09-2013 08:37 AM

    Grounded Kingfisher Airlines on Monday made a last-ditch attempt to preempt a hunger strike threat by its employees, by asking them to wait till Thursday, as airline expects some positive outcome from the hearing on the winding up petition against it, say sources. The Karnataka High Court is slated to...
  • Karnataka High Court summons Vijay Mallya for non-payment of dues 16-09-2013 02:48 PM

    Bangalore: In more trouble for the beleaguered Kingfisher boss Vijay Mallya, the Karnataka High Court has summoned him to the court on Tuesday. He has been summoned in relation to a case of the creditors of the Kingfisher group like BNP Paribas, Rolls Royce, and others. The companies had filed...
  • SC orders CBI probe into clashes outside Bangalore court last year 27-08-2013 01:46 PM

    Overturning a Karnataka High Court order, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered CBI investigation into last year's clashes outside a Bangalore court during production of mining baron G Janardhana Reddy. A bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam set aside the high court order by which a Special Investigation Team...
  • Jaya files implead petition against DMK leader's plea 26-08-2013 06:34 PM

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, on Monday, moved to the Karnataka High Court seeking to implead herself in a petition by DMK General Secretary K Anbazagan challenging the appointment of Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh in the disproportionate assets case. When her impleading petition came up for hearing, Justice HS...
  • Karnataka government notifies rules for employing women in bars 09-07-2013 10:37 PM

    Karnataka government informed the High Court that women bar employees should be at least 21 years old. The government also said that women working in bars and restaurants should be clad in trousers and full sleeved shirts. ...
  • Karnataka: SC refers Kannada language matter to Constitutional bench 05-07-2013 01:54 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday referred the matter to make Kannada a compulsory language in unaided schools at the primary level to a higher Constitutional bench. The apex court said there needs to be more clarity over what is a mother tongue. The Karnataka government moved the apex...
  • 2008 B'lore blasts: HC dismisses Madani's bail plea 22-11-2012 11:18 AM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Thursday dismissed the bail plea of the PDP leader and accused in the 2008 Bangalore serial bombings case Abdul Nasser Madani. The Karnataka Police had charged him for treason, terrorism and attempt to murder. They had also alleged that Madani was part of the...
  • Bangalore: HC raps civic bodies for garbage dump 20-11-2012 03:07 PM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday pulled up the state government for letting garbage pile up in Bangalore. Karnataka High Court Chief Justice Vikramjit Sen rapped the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and the Pollution Control Board for failing to tackle the garbage problem. Justice Vikramjit Sen expressed apprehensions...
  • Yeddyurappa comes out of jail after 25 days 08-11-2011 11:23 PM

    Bangalore: Twenty five days after being sent to jail, former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa was finally released on bail on Tuesday evening after the Karnataka High Court granted him bail in the second land de-notification case as well. "I am 100 per cent confident that I have not done...
  • K'taka HC to hear Yeddyurappa's bail plea today 28-10-2011 08:11 AM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court will hear the bail pleas of former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa in the land denotification scam on Friday. The court will also hear the bail plea of his former cabinet colleague Katta Subramanya Naidu on Friday in connection with the Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board...
  • Decision on Yeddyurappa's bail plea likely today 21-10-2011 08:16 AM

    Bangalore: The bail plea of former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa will come up for hearing on Friday. On Thursday, Yeddyurappa's counsel told the Karnataka High Court that no prima facie case could be made out against him under the Prevention of Corruption Act in connection with the land scams....
  • Karnataka HC to hear BSY's bail plea on Tuesday 17-10-2011 10:48 AM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Monday filed a bail petition, including an interim bail plea, in the Karnataka High Court. The case is slated to be listed for hearing on Tuesday. His lawyers filed the plea stating that charges against Yeddyurappa were just allegations and that nothing...
  • Kannada actor Darshan counselled at High Court 14-10-2011 03:41 PM

    Bangalore: Kannada actor Darshan, who was granted conditional bail by the Karnataka High Court last week after his arrest on charges of attempt to murder his wife, was counselled by Justice B V Pinto in his chamber Friday. Darshan, accompanied by wife Vijayalakshmi, arrived at the court premises amidst tight...
  • HC to hear Yeddyurappa's bail plea on Sept 9 05-09-2011 03:07 PM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Monday adjourned to September 9 hearing on an anticipatory bail plea by former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa in an alleged graft case. Justice L Narayana Swamy put off the case following a request by Yeddyurappa's counsel to do so. The case pertains to a...
  • K'taka: Ex-CM Kumaraswamy to appear before HC 30-08-2011 07:19 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka High Court on Monday adjourned to August 30 the applications filed by state unit JDS president HD Kumaraswamy and his wife seeking stay on the Lokayukta court proceedings in which he has been summoned for Tuesday. The application filed by Kumaraswamy's counsel Azmath Pasha came up for hearing...
  • CID's petition against Nityananda dismissed 18-07-2011 06:45 PM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Monday dismissed the petition filed by police seeking cancellation of bail of self-styled godman Nithyananda and his associate, facing criminal charges including rape, for allegedly influencing witnesses. Justice Keshav Narayan dismissed the petition on the grounds there were no strong reasons to cancel the...
  • Disqualification of 5 K'taka MLAs upheld 14-02-2011 05:07 PM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court has upheld the disqualification of five Independent MLAs from the Assembly in October 2010. The five Independent MLAs - Gulihatti Shekar, D Sudhakar, PM Narendra Swamy, Venkataramanappa and Shivaraj Tangadagi - had been disqualified by Karnataka Assembly Speaker KG Bopaiah for rebelling against Chief Minister...
  • Karnataka Assembly Speaker gets HC notice 02-11-2010 12:52 PM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday issued notice to state Assembly Speaker KG Bopaiah on petitions filed by five Independent MLAs, challenging their disqualification from the Assembly. A bench comprising Justices Mohan Shantanagouder, S Abdul Nazeer and AS Bopanna also posted the matter for further hearing on November 8....
  • K'taka crisis: Verdict on 11 rebel MLAs today 29-10-2010 08:52 AM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court will on Friday pronounce its much-awaited verdict on the disqualification of 16 rebel MLAs which is likely to have a bearing on the first-ever BJP government in the south. Justice V G Sabhahit, the third judge who heard the batch of petitions filed by the...
  • 2nd Cong MLA resigns from K'taka Assembly in 2 days 21-10-2010 05:27 PM

    Bangalore: The Opposition Congress suffered another setback on Thursday when one of its legislators resigned from his Karnataka Assembly membership, making him the second from the party to do so in two days. The Karnataka Congress expelled two rebel MLAs, SV Ramachandra and Narayanaswamy. Narayanaswamy, who represented Bangarpet in Kolar...
  • K'taka CM: Opposition trying to destablise govt 20-10-2010 02:24 PM

    Bangalore: Facing an all-out attack from the opposition, Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Wednesday accused the Congress and JDS of "relentlessly" trying to destabilise the BJP government and said he plans to order a judicial probe into the land owned by leaders of the two parties. Irked by the...
  • Legal tangle over disqualification of MLAs on 19-10-2010 04:24 PM

    Bangalore: Amid prolonged uncertainty over the fate of the BJP government in Karnataka, a new single bench of the Karnataka High Court will hear tomorrow (Wednesday) the petitions filed by 11 rebel BJP MLAs challenging their disqualification, two days after a split verdict. In a twist to the case, Chief...